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Fitness & Wellness

If you are looking for a great way to stay in shape in a social setting, join one of our fun, innovative, and invigorating classes to start getting the results you want! All classes are held in the Leonhard Recreation Center. To enroll in classes, you must register by the listed deadline. The recommended age for classes is 15+. A younger child may participate in a class if they are accompanied by a participating parent/guardian.

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The Champaign Park District offers many programs for self improvement. Below are just a few. Please see our latest Program Guide for our current offerings.

Indoor Walking

Leonhard Recreation Center
Monday-Friday: 6:00a – 10:00p
Saturday: 7:00a – 10:00p
Sunday: 9:00a – 9:00p

Douglass Community Center
Monday-Friday: 8:00 – 9:00a


Boot Camp

Drop and give me 20! This intermediate/advanced circuit training style class incorporates cardio, bodyweight exercises, strength conditioning, and athletic drills to ensure the muscle and performance change you are looking for. In Boot Camp class we start as a team and finish as a team! This class will get your heart rate up quickly to maximize benefits.

M/W; 6:15-7:00a
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $59-63 | $88.50-94.50 per session

Cardio Kickboxing

Kick, jab, cross, hook, and upper-cut your way to a strong core and burn lots of calories in this fun, high-intensity cardio class!

Tu/Th; 6:30-7:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $21-60|$31.50-90 per session

CIZE Live™

CIZE Live™ is a revolutionary new dance workout designed for people of all levels. Participants will bust out full dance routines to the hottest music tracks. Get sweaty, gain confidence, and get an amazing workout. The moves are easy to follow – but the workout WILL challenge you, change you, and get you in the best shape of your life.

M/W; 5:30-6:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $13|$48 per session

Forever Fit

Beginners and active seniors: enjoy fun music, easy-to-follow moves, and a friendly atmosphere in a class that improves flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, muscular strength, and
endurance. We combine light cardio exercises (to strengthen heart and lungs) with strength training to make this a workout you’ll look forward to.

M/W; 8:30-9:15a
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $59-63|$88.50-94.50 per session

Hatha Yoga

Improve and enhance your body’s strength, flexibility, and balance as we focus on the whole body. This gentle class will also help relieve stress and tension as we learn yoga postures, meditation, and breathing exercises.

Tuesdays or Thursdays; 5:30-6:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $31|$46.50 per session

NEW! Kids On The Move

Ages 5-7
Fitness is fun! In this 45 minute class, kids move, play, jump, dance, stretch, and then relax. Playful movement, games, and age appropriate music come together to create an exciting class. We combine various movement styles to improve balance, coordination, control, and body awareness. This class aims to teach children the value of a balanced and healthy lifestyle at an early age. By focusing on fun rather than formal exercise routines, participants can start to develop lifelong habits and positive attitudes surrounding physical activity.

Saturdays; 9:00-9:45a
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR): $24 | $36 per session

Let’s Dance!

Dance is back at the Springer Center! Join us as we move and groove with easy-to-learn dances set to Oldies but Goodies, as well as country classics and other musical styles. This medium-paced class is great for beginners and line dance enthusiasts alike. Dance your way to better health by retaining your memory skills, strengthening your bones, and improving your balance all while protecting your joints. Join us as we have fun staying forever young.

Wednesdays; 9:00-9:45a
Fridays; 9:00-9:45a
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR): $34 | $51 per session

Line Dance Fitness

Our popular Line Dance classes focus on easy-to-learn moves set to classic country hits and today’s country favorites, as well as other musical styles! Impress your friends and family at weddings and parties, or show off at the club! If you’re ready to kick up your heels for a boot scootin’ good time, this class will have your feet stompin’ and heart poundin’ in no time.

Mondays; 6:30-7:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $28 | $42 per session


Strength Training

Tone and sculpt your whole body. Instructor Sabrina Carter will help participants learn the building blocks you need to help you transform your body. This class is designed for all fitness levels.

M/W/F; 9:30-10:15a
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $59-63 | $88.50-94.50 per session


More Classes Available Each Season

The above is just a selection of the many group fitness classes we offer. Visit the Program Guide each season to see new offerings keeping with the latest trends to keep you fit!

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